LESSONS FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCES IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

THE AUTHOR HAS BECOME PERSONALLY INVOLVED IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION BECAUSE OF HIS INTEREST IN' THE INCREASE OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, WIDENING OF HUMAN HORIZONS AND UNDERSTANDING AND FRIENDSHIPS WITH SINCERE AND DEVOTED PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD. HE DEFINES PREREQUISITES OF SUCCESSFUL COOPERATION AS' /1/ RECOGNITION BY THE COOPERATING AGENCIES OR INDIVIDUALS OF THE WORTHWHILE NATURE OF THE PROJECT UNDER CONSIDERATION AND THE EXPECTATION OF MUTUAL BENEFIT, /2/ SCIENTIFIC, ENGINEERING AND FINANCIAL CAPABILITY OF THE COOPERATING AGENCIES OR PERSONS TO SEE THE PROJECT THROUGH, /3/ SINCERE DEDICATION TO THE JOB ON THE PART OF INDIVIDUAL PROTAGONISTS , AND /4/ AVOIDANCE OF UNNECESSARY DIFFICULTIES BY TRYING TO UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENT CUSTOMS AND HABITS AND EVEN THE CODES OF HONOR ONE IS LIKELY TO ENCOUNTER IN FOREIGN PARTS. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IS A VERY WORTHWHILE UNDERTAKING EVEN FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NOT INVOLVED IN LARGE-SCALE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PROJECTS.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 40-51
  • Monograph Title: Highway transportation research, education and technology abroad
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200033
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1994 12:00AM